Self Doubt

I was a person who always had excitement and passion in my career. I was excited when I got my first job as a web developer and I pushed myself hard to learn everything I could to be knowledgeable in everything I did. For years I would have ideas and build them, find new tech and try… Continue reading Self Doubt

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Completed the Motorcycle

It is complete! Took a little over a month of waiting for parts, disassembly, cleaning, painting, and reassembly. I think it looks pretty good 🙂

Gas Tank Installed

Gas tank mounted! All that’s left is the front end and side panels, new brake fluid, and a little more cleaning/detailing.

Painted Gas Tank

Painted the gas tank black, but not really. Seeing how Plasti Dip works out on it and it’s a cheap method to painting the gas tank. If it doesn’t work out I may stick with a white tank and a black bike.

Water Pump

Had to remove the water pump to extract the rest of the drain bolt. It broke off when I put it back on after flushing out the coolant. The replacement bolt arrives tomorrow.

Five Ways to Secure Your WordPress Plugins

I wrote a piece on the VaultPress blog recently about some basic security practices plugin developers should know and include in their own plugins. This sums up my beliefs on being a plugin/theme developer: Writing plugins for WordPress gives us so much freedom and flexibility on the platform and with this ability comes a responsibility… Continue reading Five Ways to Secure Your WordPress Plugins

Talk: Getting Started with the Cron API

I’ve wanted to speak at a conference for a long time and only recently decided to take the leap by submitting a talk for the local WordCamp in Saratoga. I chose the topic of the Cron API because I use something very similar everyday at Automattic and I’ve not seen any talks on the component… Continue reading Talk: Getting Started with the Cron API

The Feeling of Insecurity

… the desire for security and the feeling of insecurity are the same thing. To hold your breath is to lose your breath. A society based on the quest for security is nothing but a breath-retention contest in which everyone is as taut as a drum and as purple as a beet.

Alan Watts

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